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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council meeting cancelled for mysterious reasons

The Menlo Park City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 21, has been cancelled, with little explanation as to why....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2018
Last comment by order of magnatude, on Aug 24, 2018 at 8:29 pm | 11 comments | 3505 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: It's official -- no council election this year

Atherton's City Council met on Aug. 21 to officially cancel the town's November City Council election by appointing the three...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2018
Last comment by Not Surprised, on Aug 24, 2018 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 1097 Views

MENLO PARK

Man in fraudulent check case pleads no contest to elder, ID theft

A man who reportedly stole about $6,900 by cashing fraudulent checks that were stolen from an elderly woman and a former...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2018
Last comment by Bill D Wall, on Aug 23, 2018 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 2034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wildfire smoke prompts air quality advisory through Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued an air quality advisory for the region through Tuesday, as winds...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2018
Last comment by Calypso 41, on Aug 22, 2018 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1008 Views

MENLO PARK

List of council candidates set

The list of candidates for the Nov. 6 election in San Mateo County has been settled -- write-in candidates aside -- with...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by good luck with that, on Aug 22, 2018 at 7:03 pm | 11 comments | 1950 Views

MENLO PARK

Music teacher arrested on suspicion of sex-related communication with minor

A former music teacher at The Harker School in San Jose was arrested for allegedly having inappropriate sexual communication...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1540 Views

MENLO PARK

Tour de Menlo ride raises funds for scholarships, Almanac Holiday Fund

2018 Tour de Menlo riders helped raise funds for scholarships More than 400 cyclists from all over the Bay Area took...

Original post made by Tom Gibboney on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by really?, on Aug 21, 2018 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 167 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bay Area roadways among worst in state

Roads in the Bay Area are the worst in the state and in deteriorating condition, which is costing residents in the region...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Aug 21, 2018 at 8:54 pm | 3 comments | 1093 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Your friend, not enemy

In an effort to focus public attention on the dangers of the President Donald Trump's attacks, we join in an unprecedented...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Aug 21, 2018 at 8:19 pm | 20 comments | 1905 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Padlock cut, tools stolen

Crime reports from Portola Valley, Ladera, Woodside, Menlo Park and West Menlo Park Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/08/21/police-calls-padlock-cut-...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2109 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Fire board to discuss district's grand jury response

Menlo Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman has recommended that the fire board reject several of the findings and three recommendations...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 21, 2018 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 1083 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven traffic plan in development

Each day, tens of thousands of cars pass through a couple of key intersections in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2018
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 21, 2018 at 10:11 am | 3 comments | 1449 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside fire district medics hurt in alleged DUI crash are out of hospital

The two Woodside Fire Protection District medics who were in an ambulance when it was struck from behind in an alleged DUI...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by John , on Aug 21, 2018 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 2156 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Neighbors and equestrians contest use of roadside

Residents of Marva Oaks Drive, a cul-de-sac off Raymundo Drive in Woodside, are pushing back against demands by some equestrians...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by justaskme, on Aug 20, 2018 at 2:11 pm | 5 comments | 3122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: District 4 has new potential City Council contender

Come November, there could be competition for the City Council seat to represent Menlo Park's new District 4, which includes...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2018
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Aug 20, 2018 at 10:22 am | 7 comments | 2042 Views

MENLO PARK

West Menlo residents petition county for a safer Santa Cruz Avenue

A coalition of residents in West Menlo Park has petitioned San Mateo County for a series of road changes to improve safety...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 20, 2018 at 7:15 am | 13 comments | 3984 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Proposed growth along Bay far outpaces expectations

In Menlo Park, there's one lesson the city government is learning the hard way for the second time this year: With great...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by James Madison, on Aug 19, 2018 at 5:19 pm | 22 comments | 4422 Views

WOODSIDE

Longtime Woodside volunteer George Offen dies

As a volunteer for the town and community of Woodside, George Offen was a standout. He served 12 years on the local elementary...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2018
Last comment by Jill Gay, on Aug 19, 2018 at 12:16 pm | 8 comments | 4799 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Skyline Boulevard reopens following oil spill

Skyline Boulevard just north of Four Corners has fully reopened to traffic following an oil spill earlier this afternoon...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Aug 19, 2018 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 898 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District election opportunity

The recent switch from at-large to election by zones has created an opportunity for concerned individuals to run for 3 lucrative...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 20, 2018
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on Aug 18, 2018 at 4:29 pm | 7 comments | 419 Views
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